For many people, the last few months have been very distressing and has left them feeling anxious and isolated. The uncertainty of the next few months is also causing considerable distress and anxiety for lots of people. It is important to look after our mental health just as much as our physical health. It is a good idea to plan for a situation where you have to self-isolate again, thinking about how you will maintain contact with family and friends online and how you will access essentials.
Mind has published some very helpful advice on how to look after your mental wellbeing here.
YoungMinds also has some helpful guidance and contact details for mental health support here
If you are lonely and isolated, or struggling to access basic essentials, please email me at [email protected] and I will do my best to put you in touch with someone who can help.